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Gandy Dancer - Maquette

This bronze maquette for the lifesize Flagstaff Public Art Project is 16"H x 17"W x 14"D and is mounted on a wood base made from 100 year-old train trestle.  It is an limited edition of 82 currently priced at   $2,800.00.

The term "Gandy Dancer" was given to the  men who worked on the section crews that would move the heavy sections of rails.  They would move in unison, sometimes to a song or a beat.  The tools used were manufactured by the Gandy Tool Company, hence "Gandy Dancer". 

The tools represented in bronze are the spike maul, rail gauge, wrench, clawbar, and rail tongs. 

Gandy Dancer - Maquette